Julius von Bernuth

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Julius von Bernuth
Bundesarchiv Bild 101I-124-0242-24, Mosel, Julius v. Bernuth, Erwin Rommel.jpg
Bernuth and Erwin Rommel in 1940
Born 12 August 1897
Died 12 July 1942 (1942-07-13) (aged 44)
Sumy, Soviet Union
Allegiance  Nazi Germany
Service/branch Army
Rank Generalmajor
Battles/wars World War II
Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Julius von Bernuth (12 August 1897 – 12 July 1942) was a general in the Wehrmacht of Nazi Germany who served during World War II.

On 12 July 1942, while flying in a Fiesler Storch from Army headquarters to XXXX Army Corps headquarters, his aircraft disappeared. Searchers found his remains in the wreckage of the plane at Sumy, on 14 July 1942. He was buried near Stalingrad.

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  1. ^ Scherzer 2007, p. 217.

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  • Scherzer, Veit (2007). Die Ritterkreuzträger 1939–1945 Die Inhaber des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939 von Heer, Luftwaffe, Kriegsmarine, Waffen-SS, Volkssturm sowie mit Deutschland verbündeter Streitkräfte nach den Unterlagen des Bundesarchives [The Knight's Cross Bearers 1939–1945 The Holders of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross 1939 by Army, Air Force, Navy, Waffen-SS, Volkssturm and Allied Forces with Germany According to the Documents of the Federal Archives] (in German). Jena, Germany: Scherzers Militaer-Verlag. ISBN 978-3-938845-17-2.